UCLA loses offensive coordinator, hires LB coach

LOS ANGELES -- UCLA hired a linebackers coach and lost its
offensive coordinator on Thursday.

Chuck Bullough, who earlier spent five years as a Chicago Bears'
assistant, was brought in to coach the Bruins' linebackers.

Meanwhile, UCLA offensive coordinator Tom Cable became the third
UCLA assistant to go to the NFL this winter, taking a job with the
Atlanta Falcons. Running backs coach Eric Bieniemy earlier joined
the Minnesota Vikings, and assistant head coach-tight ends coach
Jon Embree went to the Kansas City Chiefs.

UCLA coach Karl Dorrell announced that special teams coordinator
Brian Schneider will assume the additional duty of working with
tight ends.

Bullough, 37, coached linebackers at Western Michigan in 2005.
The previous season, he served as linebackers coach and special
teams coordinator for Lake Forest College.

A former linebacker for Michigan State who played for the Miami
Dolphins from 1993 to 1995, Bullough was on the Bears' NFL staff
from 1999 to 2003.

"Chuck gained a wealth of knowledge during his five years as a
coach with the Chicago Bears," Dorrell said in a statement. "In
addition, he was an outstanding collegiate linebacker and also
played several years in the NFL. He was highly recommended by
numerous people and I think he will be a great addition to our
defensive staff."